SYDNEY (AFP) - Australia plans to block websites to prevent the unfold of severe content for the duration of "disaster events", the united states of america’s top minister has stated.

speaking from the G7 in Biarritz Sunday, Scott Morrison said the measures have been wanted in reaction to the deadly assault on two New Zealand mosques in March.

The live-streamed murder of 51 worshippers "verified how virtual structures and web sites may be exploited to host extreme violent and terrorist content material," he said in a assertion.

"That kind of abhorrent material has no area in Australia, and we're doing the whole lot we can to deny terrorists the possibility to glorify their crimes, inclusive of taking movement domestically and globally."

below the measures, Australia’s eSafety Commissioner could work with agencies to limit get entry to to domains propagating terrorist material.

a brand new 24/7 disaster Coordination Centre will be tasked with tracking terror-related incidents and extraordinarily violent events for censorship.

within the wake of the Christchurch attack, Australia installation a mission force with international tech giants like facebook, YouTube, Amazon, Microsoft and Twitter to deal with the unfold of extremist material online.

It isn't but clear how the measures will be enforced. Morrison has formerly cautioned that legislation may additionally come if era companies do now not cooperate.